‘Too many bad things going on’

Dorothy Fisher has lived across the street from Puddingstone Park, the site of last week’s deadly shooting, for 60 years.

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Beset by shootings, a neighborhood in Boston’s core is a violent exception to the city’s drop in homicides.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_larry_lucchino-8547.jpg Red Sox CEO Lucchino to leave at season’s end

Lucchino’s departure will break up a famous ownership trio that also includes John Henry and Tom Werner.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/200_sean_kennedy.jpg Sam Kennedy ready for promotion to Red Sox president

Kennedy, one of Larry Lucchino’s closest advisors, will replace his mentor as team president by October.

Yvonne Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/abrahamy.jpg Shame of methadone use clouds heroin addicts’ recovery

They are Elizabeth, Josh, Brian, and Tracey. They are recovering heroin addicts. And they are just like you and me.

Joseph and Anna Trustey, together on the day of her school prom in April, were killed in a plane crash Wednesday.

Trustey Family

Father, daughter drew the world close

Joseph and Anna Trustey, both of Wenham, died Wednesday evening when the plane he was piloting crashed in Milwaukee.

Some believe Tom Brady has a compelling argument and a chance to have his suspension vacated; others believe he has no shot.

Tom Brady’s fight won’t be easy, specialists say

Some believe Brady has a compelling argument and a chance to have his suspension vacated; others believe he has no shot.

After decline, foreclosures up again in Greater Boston

Foreclosure numbers through May are up compared with 2014, as lenders push through a backlog of delinquent loans.

Kriss Blevens in her salon at work on client Dorothy Verani.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

N.H. makeup artist puts best face on candidates

No one has been closer to the faces of presidential power for the last 20 years than Kriss Blevens, a Manchester-based makeup artist.

Enid Shapiro was a patient at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center who had an unpleasant experience at the hospital, but worked with staff to report it and ultimately change how they handle similar cases.

Boston hospital aims to redefine care and prevent emotional harm

“The words dignity and respect cut very deeply,” said one hospital official.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/d82d2a2bdc214993acfabbb2565ef4ce-d82d2a2bdc214993acfabbb2565ef4ce-0.jpg Outside Deflategate, here are the biggest storylines as camps start

Let’s step away from the controversy surrounding footballs and go around the NFL.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/_F5T5163A.jpg Should the Celtics unretire numbers for current players to wear?

With 21 jerseys retired, current Celtics have few prime numbers from which to choose.

This Belmont home was once a fire station. The truck bays are now a family room and garage.

Making new homes from old workplaces and more

Converting old churches, schools, firehouses, and office buildings into chic, sleek apartments, and condos has gone from quirky to trendy.

John L. Allen Jr. | All things Catholic

Sainthood cause for victims of anti-Christian pogroms in India stalls

Seeing the martyrs of Kandhamal declared saints is “my wish and my people’s wish,” said Archbishop John Barwa.

The Prudential Center (left), the new Millennium Tower in Downtown Crossing (center), and the Marriott’s Custom House have all been granted tax breaks.

Boston Globe Photos

Boston is rife with untracked tax breaks

The city has granted some 140 tax breaks for about 600 parcels of land over the past several decades, a Globe review found.

Beverly Beckham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/Beverly_Beckham_150px-1548.jpg In the thick of hard days, remember what really matters

Every day that someone you love is not in a hospital is a good day. That’s it, plain and simple.

The author’s brother Mark.


Brotherhood’s twists and turns help them cross paths

We weren’t back in high school, driving up and down Main Street, but we had reclaimed that level of camaraderie in Washington.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/13/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/turner071315ARTS02springfield56.jpg Springfield finds new life as an actor in “Ricki and the Flash”

People have started taking Rick Springfield seriously as an actor, but it’s also something the 65-year-old himself he has started taking more seriously.

Ground Game


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/paul.jpg Conversations with the 2016 presidential candidates

The Globe’s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.


Farah Stockman | Boston after busing

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/stockman-562.jpg Farah Stockman: Naming this era of racial contradictions

The thing is we don’t agree any more on what race means.

The Big Picture

A cyclist crossed a bridge in Christian A. Herter Park on the Charles River.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month: July, 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the Fourth of July celebration.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/cmet0303b-631600.jpg CVS drives another nail in film’s coffin

The “1-Hour Photo” signs have come down outside CVS Pharmacy stores in Boston and throughout the US.


Margery Eagan | On Spirituality

Witnessing an abortion

With an abortion, there is no happy ending. That doesn’t mean the government should outlaw the practice.